Learn how to get up close and personal with nature during our 3-hour workshop At tower Hill Botanic Gardens

In this three-hour workshop, we will teach you how to get closer to your subjects; particularly to flowers and insects. We will share with you techniques and tips on how to get both sharp and interesting images.  This workshop is for a small group who understand the very basics, but who want to learn more about close-up/macro photography. We will dedicate time to personalized attention and tailored guidance so that you can come away from today with a better understanding of concepts, how to use your equipment, and have some shots you are proud of.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • Getting Close with Wide-Angle vs. Zoom
  • What does Macro Mode really mean?
  • Perspective: Shooting from Above vs. Eye Level
  • Handheld Technique & Stability
  • Exposure Settings for Handheld Close ups
  • Manual vs. Autofocus
  • Composition & Framing
  • Depth of Field

Physical Difficulty

Standing and walking along grass and forest paths.

Meeting Location

Main entrance of the Gardens.

 Every registrant will receive a free spiffy lens cloth for all your camera cleaning needs!

Every registrant will receive a free spiffy lens cloth for all your camera cleaning needs!